WILDWOOD, Mo. – A man was found dead in a house in Wildwood after a fire at around 8:40 a.m. Friday.
St. Louis County Police responded to the first block of Nantucket Island Court for call of smoke. A man in his 60s was found dead inside the home.
The Metro West Fire Protection District, Valley Park Fire Protection District, West County Fire Protection District, Monarch Fire Protection District and High Ridge Fire Protection District all responded to extinguish the fire.
A firefighter was transported to a local hospital for treatment of a minor injury suffered during the incident.
The cause and origin of the fire are being investigated but appear to be accidental, police said.